ISLAMABAD: The US State Division has welcomed the indictment of 4 leaders of the Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), a banned outfit, on costs of terror financing.
On Tuesday, an anti-terrorism courtroom in Lahore had indicted Hafiz Abdul Rehman Makki and three different leaders of JuD. Makki and different suspects had pleaded not responsible and determined to face the trial.
“Welcome Pakistan’s indictment on June 9 of 4 leaders from Jamaat ud Dawa, a front organization of the LeT terrorist group,” the US Division for South and Central Asian Affairs mentioned in a tweet from its official deal with.
The tweet went on to say that the decision is a optimistic step in the direction of assembly worldwide obligations to counter terrorist financing and making the nation freed from terrorist outfits “in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision”.
Welcome Pakistan’s indictment on June 9 of four leaders from Jamaat ud Dawa, a entrance group of the LeT terrorist group. This can be a optimistic step in assembly intl obligations to counter terrorist financing & constant w/ PM Khan’s imaginative and prescient of a Pakistan freed from terrorist entities.
— State_SCA (@State_SCA) June 11, 2020
Earlier this 12 months, an anti-terrorism courtroom had sentenced JuD chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed to five-and-a-half years in jail in two instances after discovering him responsible of terror financing and affiliation with an outlawed group.
In July final 12 months, 13 prime leaders of the banned organisation, together with its chief Hafiz Saeed and deputy Makki, have been booked in practically two dozen instances of terror financing and cash laundering below the ATA.
The federal government had positioned the JuD in its record of banned outfits in February final 12 months and determined to launch a crackdown on the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), which was banned in 2002 by then navy ruler Common Pervez Musharraf.
The choice was made to take motion towards the people and organisations banned by United Nations Safety Council. The LeT too is among the many record of proscribed outfits since 2002.